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591 S. Rigby Lane
Pasadena, CA 91104
Cell: (818) 793-3485

OBJECTIVE  Graphic Artist


  • Four years of experience in graphic design and desktop publishing.
  • Certificate in Computer Graphics and Graphic Design from University of California, Los Angeles.
  • Demonstrated ability to produce a wide variety of graphic products including newsletters, letterhead, business cards, and training materials.
  • Proficient on Macintosh and IBM systems; experience with PageMaker and Ventura Publishing.
  • Creative, able to communicate effectively with customers, consistently meet deadlines.


Graphic Design

  • Created design for brochure advertising curriculum of human resource training department that was sent to 1,000 company employees.
  • Developed format for notebook materials, manuals and hand-outs for 25 different courses.
  • Designed departmental newsletter that had a circulation of 500 supervisors and managers.

Desktop Publishing.

  • Saved the department $6000 by producing materials in-house with the Aldus PageMaker program.
  • Created documents on both Macintosh and IBM systems; utilized scanner.
  • Utilized WordPerfect 6.1 and Ventura Publishing programs.
  • Created corporate logo package that included letterhead and brochures.

Customer Communication

  • Interviewed training staff to determine the desired appearance and content for training materials.
  • Problem-solved to effectively meet deadlines. Have met all deadlines on time.
  • Suggested alternative presentations of ideas and visual concepts, resulting in satisfied customers.


Certificate in Computer Graphics and Graphic Design / University of California at Los Angeles 
M.A. in Speech Communication / University of Southern California / Los Angeles, CA
B.A. in Communication / Azusa Pacific University / Azusa, CA 


Senior Trainer / Newton Medical Center / Los Angeles, CA / 2011 to present
Director of Training / Human Possibility Systems, Inc. / La Habra, CA / 2005 to 2011 
Management Trainer / Bales Department Store / Los Angeles, CA / 2000 to 2005

REFERENCES   Available upon request